Transport - Horse Drawn

This photograph of a family group around the horse and cart belongs to Vera John - it was taken in 1917. Vera describes her family living in a time when Monkton was a small, closely-knit community. This local history can be accessed by the Monkton page.



It is remarkable to think that during the lifetime of our most senior citizens society has been transformed from predominantly horsepower to petrol-guzzling machines. Here are some stories - just click on the symbol to listen. Below are pictures of old Pembroke when horses ruled!


The Governess Cart


Bob the Pony


Delivering the milk


Priory Dairy


Photos of Main Street in the days of horse traffic